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What is the United Nations?

What is the United Nations?

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United Nations

United Nations

International Organization where countries try to find peaceful solutions

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United Nations

United Nations

It has no army but uses troops from other countries.

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Vietnam War 1960s-1973

Vietnam War 1960s-1973

Through the Kennedy years, US troops trained S. Vietnamese troops to fight the Reds.

After the Gulf of Tonkin Resolution, under LBJ, US troops started to fight more.

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Vietnam War 1960s-1973

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Vietnam, 1968

Vietnam, 1968

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Helicopters!

Helicopters!

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Napalm!

Napalm!

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Vietnam War 1960s-1973

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Seeing this on TV led to a

Seeing this on TV led to a

loss of support at home

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Hippie bashing!!!

Hippie bashing!!!

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Hippies/Anti-war

Hippies/Anti-war

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Meanwhile. . .

Meanwhile. . .

After Korea and before Vietnam got really bad, America felt they had a problem closer to home.

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Meanwhile. . .

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Bay of Pigs

Bay of Pigs

The CIA trained and funded an invasion of communist Cuba. The invasion failed, and Castro had some powerful friends!

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Soviet response.

Soviet response.

Don’t worry comrade Castro. We got your back!

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Soviet response.

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A U2 spy plane found these missile silos in Cuba, 1962.

A U2 spy plane found these missile silos in Cuba, 1962.

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Kennedy Khrushchev

Kennedy Khrushchev

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